Days after firing Pat Fitzgerald as their soccer coach over a hazing scandal, Northwestern has fired baseball coach Jim Foster. Foster was employed in June 2022 had solely coached the Northwestern baseball workforce for one season.
Foster had been investigated by the varsity for alleged bullying and making a poisonous atmosphere.
670 The Rating’s Danny Parkins reported earlier this week about a few of the allegations Foster was dealing with.
Foster’s firing reportedly had already been decided, however the faculty had extra urgent issues with Fitzgerald to handle first earlier than dealing with Foster’s departure.
“Nothing will ever be extra essential to Northwestern than offering its college students a spot that enables them to develop within the classroom, in the neighborhood, and in competitors on the absolute highest stage, and constructing a tradition which permits our workers to thrive,” athletic director Derrick Gragg mentioned in a press release. “This has been an ongoing scenario and lots of components have been thought-about earlier than reaching this decision. Because the Director of Athletics, I take possession of our head teaching hires and we are going to share our subsequent steps as they unfold.”
Previous to being employed by Northwestern, Foster had coached at Military from 2017-22, successful 4 straight league titles. Northwestern went 10-40 of their first season below Foster. A number of gamers had entered the switch portal after the season.